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Full-Text Articles in African American Studies

Djembe Drum Carving In Accra Cultural Market, Kevin Booker, Aaron Carter-Enyi Jul 2018

Djembe Drum Carving In Accra Cultural Market, Kevin Booker, Aaron Carter-Enyi

Africana Digital Ethnography Project

Dean Kevin Booker of Morehouse College recorded this video of his last name being carved into his new djembe purchased in the Accra Cultural Market, next to Kwame Nkrumah Memorial.


David Morrow On The Importance Of Morehouse, Devin Johnson, Aaron Carter-Enyi, David Morrow May 2018

David Morrow On The Importance Of Morehouse, Devin Johnson, Aaron Carter-Enyi, David Morrow

Africana Digital Ethnography Project

Professor David Morrow, DMA, is director of the internationally-renowned Morehouse College Glee Club. In an interview conducted on May 15, 2018, David Morrow responds to Glee Club member Devin Johnson's question: "As a former Morehouse student, why did you stay at the college and become the director of the Glee Club?"


From Swing King To Swing Kids: The Jazz Era Of ‘Big Band Orchestras’ In World War Ii, Katie Victoria Burnopp Apr 2018

From Swing King To Swing Kids: The Jazz Era Of ‘Big Band Orchestras’ In World War Ii, Katie Victoria Burnopp

Student Scholar Showcase

Known as the ‘King of Swing’, clarinetist and band leader Benny Goodman (1909-1986) threatened the Nazi cause during WWII. With intent of improving music pedagogy, the purpose of this research was to investigate swing music during World War II. The particular problems of this study were to: (1) identify how the swing music of Benny Goodman (1909-1986) influenced adolescents in the United States of America, United Kingdom, and Germany; (2) explore the Nazi party view on ‘swing’ music of the era; (3) examine how the music of Charlie and his Orchestra became used as a tool for Nazi propaganda; and ...


Ghana And The Trans-Atlantic Slavetrade, De-Valera Botchway, Aaron Carter-Enyi Jan 2018

Ghana And The Trans-Atlantic Slavetrade, De-Valera Botchway, Aaron Carter-Enyi

Africana Digital Ethnography Project

Dr. De-Valera Botchway of University of Cape Coast delivers a lecture on the history of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade with special attention to the ethnic groups of Ghana (formerly known as Gold Coast). The role of Christianity, and whether it was part of a system of oppression or a means of liberation, becomes a matter of debate during the question and answer with Morehouse students.


The Frederick Douglass Diary: A Transcription, Andrew Lang, Joshua Rio-Ross Jan 2018

The Frederick Douglass Diary: A Transcription, Andrew Lang, Joshua Rio-Ross

College of Science and Engineering Faculty Research and Scholarship

This document contains the transcribed text of The Frederick Douglass Diary, a 72-page handwritten diary kept by Frederick Douglass during his 1886-87 tour of Europe and Africa, with additional notes added in later years. The diary is part of the Frederick Douglass Papers available from the library of congress as scanned images. We present here the results of our use of Amazon's Mechanical Turk to transcribe the diary.


Auc Cypher: Nicholas Cummings Aka Nacl Confi, Nicholas Cummings, Aaron Carter-Enyi Sep 2017

Auc Cypher: Nicholas Cummings Aka Nacl Confi, Nicholas Cummings, Aaron Carter-Enyi

Africana Digital Ethnography Project

NaCl Confi is pronounced "Salt-Khan-Fee". According to the artist, his style is: "Punchlines, Schemes, Flow, Christian, Conscious, Personality"


Veronica Davis Gerald On Gullah Culture, Aaron Carter-Enyi, Corrie Claiborne, Samuel Livingston, Veronica Davis Gerald Aug 2017

Veronica Davis Gerald On Gullah Culture, Aaron Carter-Enyi, Corrie Claiborne, Samuel Livingston, Veronica Davis Gerald

Africana Digital Ethnography Project

Veronica Davis Gerald is Director of the Charles Joyner Institute for Gullah and African Diaspora Studies at Coastal Carolina University. In this video abstract, she discusses her identity as both a scholar and native of the Gullah culture. This informs her collaborative work with the Charles Joyner Institute and Gullah communities of the Waccamaw Neck region of South Carolina.


Ron Daise Reads De Nyew Testament, Luke 2:1-5, Aaron Carter-Enyi, Corrie Claiborne, Samuel Livingston, Ronald Daise Aug 2017

Ron Daise Reads De Nyew Testament, Luke 2:1-5, Aaron Carter-Enyi, Corrie Claiborne, Samuel Livingston, Ronald Daise

Africana Digital Ethnography Project

Cultural preservationist Ron Daise reads a passage from the Gullah Sea Island Creole Translation of the New Testament. He then reads the parallel passage in the King James Version. Ron and his wife, Natalie, worked on the translation of the Bible into Gullah.


Aku Kadogo Talks About "Salt City, A Techno-Choreo Poem", Zari Mcfadden, Aaron Carter-Enyi, Aku Kadogo Aug 2017

Aku Kadogo Talks About "Salt City, A Techno-Choreo Poem", Zari Mcfadden, Aaron Carter-Enyi, Aku Kadogo

Africana Digital Ethnography Project

Jessica Care Moore (poet) and Aku Kadogo (choreographer, Spelman College) have developed a techno-choreopoem entitled Salt City. The work celebrates Black culture in Detroit: “the African-American presence in the city … [and] techno-music that was pioneered by African-American men straight out of the Detroit Metropolitan Area” (McFadden and Kadogo 2017). Kadogo was a founding member of the cast of Shange’s For Colored Girls and has worked in the genre for forty years.


Uzee Brown And His Society Of Choraliers, William S. Dula, Aaron Carter-Enyi, Uzee Brown Jr. Aug 2017

Uzee Brown And His Society Of Choraliers, William S. Dula, Aaron Carter-Enyi, Uzee Brown Jr.

Africana Digital Ethnography Project

Uzee Brown, Professor and Chair of the Morehouse College Department of Music, talks about growing up in the Piedmont region of South Carolina. Once he came to Morehouse, Prof. Wendell P. Whalum encouraged him to pursue research on the oral traditions of South Carolina and he saw the folk music he grew up with in a new light. This has culminated in a collection of rare spirituals which he has arranged and recorded with his choir, the Uzee Brown Society of Choraliers.


"Why Women Are Smarter Than Men" By Gloria Barr Ford, Aaron Carter-Enyi, Corrie Claiborne Jul 2017

"Why Women Are Smarter Than Men" By Gloria Barr Ford, Aaron Carter-Enyi, Corrie Claiborne

Africana Digital Ethnography Project

Gloria Barr Ford, Gullah Storyteller, tells the tale of the father, daughter and preacher. Recorded July 31, 2017 at her home in Georgetown, South Carolina.


Morehouse College Glee Club Performs "Iya Mi" (My Mother) By Jude Nwankwo, David Morrow, Jude Nwankwo, Aaron Carter-Enyi Apr 2017

Morehouse College Glee Club Performs "Iya Mi" (My Mother) By Jude Nwankwo, David Morrow, Jude Nwankwo, Aaron Carter-Enyi

Africana Digital Ethnography Project

In the Fall of 2016, the Morehouse College Music Department issued a call for early-career Nigerian composers to submit applications for consideration. This project builds on the Morehouse College Glee Club’s reputation of performing African choral music under the direction of Wendell Whalum, Uzee Brown, Jr., and David Morrow.

In December 2016, Jude Nwankwo was selected as the inaugural recipient of the award. Mr. Nwankwo is a Lecturer of Music at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Mr. Nwankwo was commissioned to write a three- to five-minute piece for TTBB (male-voice) choir on secular themes in one of Nigeria’s ...


10, Shaneka King Apr 2016

10, Shaneka King

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Black Lives Matter: A Comparative Study In Just How Far We Have Really Come, Dream Nc Mcclinton Apr 2015

Black Lives Matter: A Comparative Study In Just How Far We Have Really Come, Dream Nc Mcclinton

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


The Continuing Imperative Of Black Studies Interview W Jared Ball, Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua Mar 2011

The Continuing Imperative Of Black Studies Interview W Jared Ball, Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua

Sundiata K Cha-Jua

Interview on Black/Africana Studies with Jared Ball for Black Agenda Radio


What Is Black Studies? (Video), Greg Carr Oct 2009

What Is Black Studies? (Video), Greg Carr

Greg Carr

Carr speaks on black studies


“Slavery, Racist Violence, American Apartheid: The Case For Reparations.”, Sundiata K. Cha-Jua Jan 2001

“Slavery, Racist Violence, American Apartheid: The Case For Reparations.”, Sundiata K. Cha-Jua

Sundiata K Cha-Jua

LIKE THE PROVERBIAL COMET, over the last year the demand for reparations has blazed across the political skyline. Few current issues burn as brightly among African Americans. The movement's surging growth has predictably provoked renewed opposition. Recently critiques of the escalating reparations movement have come from two very different sources: Adolph L. Reed, Jr., a justly-respected African American radical, and David Horowitz, an unrespected neoconservative ideologue. This paper has three interconnected objectives: (1) to explicate Reed's and Horowitz's arguments; (2) to contextualize their arguments; and (3) to suggest an alternative reading of the reparations movement. The first ...


Sncc Conference Pt. C "The Beginnings Of The Voter Registration Movement, 1961-1963.", Trinity College Jan 1988

Sncc Conference Pt. C "The Beginnings Of The Voter Registration Movement, 1961-1963.", Trinity College

We Shall Not Be Moved: videos of a1988 conference on the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee

Featuring James Forman, Bernard Lafayette, Charles Sherrod, Danny Lyon ; moderator, Julian Bond. Part of a 10 part series of videorecordings of a conference held at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, April 14-16, 1988, titled, "We Shall Not Be moved: The Life and Times of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, 1960-1966"


Sncc Conference Pt. J. "S.N.C.C., The 1960s, And The American Democratic Tradition.", Trinity College Jan 1988

Sncc Conference Pt. J. "S.N.C.C., The 1960s, And The American Democratic Tradition.", Trinity College

We Shall Not Be Moved: videos of a1988 conference on the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee

Featuring Clayborne Carson, Allen Matusow, Michael Thelwell ; moderator, Jack Chatfield. Part of a 10 part series of videorecordings of a conference held at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, April 14-16, 1988, titled, "We Shall Not Be moved: The Life and Times of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, 1960-1966"


Sncc Conference Pt. E. "In The Middle Of The Iceberg : The Movement In Mississippi, 1964-1965.", Trinity College Jan 1988

Sncc Conference Pt. E. "In The Middle Of The Iceberg : The Movement In Mississippi, 1964-1965.", Trinity College

We Shall Not Be Moved: videos of a1988 conference on the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee

Featuring Lawrence Guyot, Victoria Gray Adams, Hollis Watkins, Mendy Samstein ; moderator, Casey Hayden. Part of a 10 part series of videorecordings of a conference held at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, April 14-16, 1988, titled, "We Shall Not Be moved: The Life and Times of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, 1960-1966"


Sncc Conference Pt. I "The Rise And Triumph Of Black Power, 1965-1966.", Trinity College Jan 1988

Sncc Conference Pt. I "The Rise And Triumph Of Black Power, 1965-1966.", Trinity College

We Shall Not Be Moved: videos of a1988 conference on the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee

Featuring Michael Thelwell, Cleveland Sellers, Gloria House, Courtland Cox ; moderator, James Miller. Part of a 10 part series of videorecordings of a conference held at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, April 14-16, 1988, titled, "We Shall Not Be moved: The Life and Times of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, 1960-1966"


Sncc Conference Pt. F. "Oh Freedom : The Music Of The Movement", And Pt. G. "The S.N.C.C. Woman And The Stirrings Of Feminism.", Trinity College Jan 1988

Sncc Conference Pt. F. "Oh Freedom : The Music Of The Movement", And Pt. G. "The S.N.C.C. Woman And The Stirrings Of Feminism.", Trinity College

We Shall Not Be Moved: videos of a1988 conference on the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee

Featuring Casey Hayden, Jean Wheeler Smith, Joyce Ladner ; moderator, Barbara Sicherman. Part of a 10 part series of videorecordings of a conference held at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, April 14-16, 1988, titled, "We Shall Not Be moved: The Life and Times of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, 1960-1966"


Sncc Conference Pt. A "The New Abolitionists And The Modern South.", Trinity College Jan 1988

Sncc Conference Pt. A "The New Abolitionists And The Modern South.", Trinity College

We Shall Not Be Moved: videos of a1988 conference on the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee

Featuring Howard Zinn, Joanne Grant, Mary King, June Johnson ; moderator, J. Ronald Spencer. Part of a 10 part series of videorecordings of a conference held at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, April 14-16, 1988, titled, "We Shall Not Be moved: The Life and Times of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, 1960-1966"


Sncc Conference Pt. G: "The S.N.C.C. Woman And The Stirrings Of Feminism.", Trinity College Jan 1988

Sncc Conference Pt. G: "The S.N.C.C. Woman And The Stirrings Of Feminism.", Trinity College

We Shall Not Be Moved: videos of a1988 conference on the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee

Featuring Casey Hayden, Jean Wheeler Smith, Joyce Ladner ; moderator, Barbara Sicherman. Part of a 10 part series of videorecordings of a conference held at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, April 14-16, 1988, titled, "We Shall Not Be moved: The Life and Times of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, 1960-1966."


Sncc Conference Pt. D (Continued From Part C): "The Beginnings Of The Voter Registration Movement, 1961-1963.", Trinity College Jan 1988

Sncc Conference Pt. D (Continued From Part C): "The Beginnings Of The Voter Registration Movement, 1961-1963.", Trinity College

We Shall Not Be Moved: videos of a1988 conference on the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee

Featuring James Forman, Bernard Lafayette, Charles Sherrod, Danny Lyon ; moderator, Julian Bond. Part of a 10 part series of videorecordings of a conference held at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, April 14-16, 1988, titled, "We Shall Not Be moved: The Life and Times of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, 1960-1966"


Sncc Conference Pt. B. "The Redemptive Community : The Sit-Ins, The Freedom Rides, And The Birth Of S.N.C.C.", Trinity College Jan 1988

Sncc Conference Pt. B. "The Redemptive Community : The Sit-Ins, The Freedom Rides, And The Birth Of S.N.C.C.", Trinity College

We Shall Not Be Moved: videos of a1988 conference on the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee

Featuring Diane Nash, James Forman, Charles McDew, Bob Zellner ; moderator, Julian Bond. Part of a 10 part series of videorecordings of a conference held at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, April 14-16, 1988, titled, "We Shall Not Be moved: The Life and Times of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, 1960-1966"


Sncc Conference Pt. H. "Alabama Bound : Selma, And The Lowndes County Black Panther Party, 1964-1966.", Trinity College Jan 1988

Sncc Conference Pt. H. "Alabama Bound : Selma, And The Lowndes County Black Panther Party, 1964-1966.", Trinity College

We Shall Not Be Moved: videos of a1988 conference on the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee

Featuring Silas Norman, Martha Norman, Robert Mants, Johnny Jackson ; moderator, Cheryl Greenberg. Part of a 10 part series of videorecordings of a conference held at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, April 14-16, 1988, titled, "We Shall Not Be moved: The Life and Times of the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, 1960-1966"